The Wine Country Drive District is located between the townships of North Rothbury and Branxton in the northern part of the Pokolbin Region, in the Hunter Valley about 60 km north-west of Newcastle. The district includes wineries along Wine Country Drive and adjoining roads. The Hunter Valley Wine Country Official Information Centre is located at 445 Wine Country Drive Pokolbin 2325. It is open daily from 9.00am to 5.00pm, and provides lots of maps and information about the local wineries, cellar doors, accommodation and entertainment. This is an excellent place to use as the gateway to the Hunter Valley Wine Region, especially the Pokolbin Region.
The Pokolbin Wine Region is home to 19 districts: Belford ; Wine Country Drive ; Branxton ; Hermitage Road-North ; Hermitage Road-Central ; Old North Road ; Deasys Road ; Palmers Lane ; Gillards Road ; Broke Road-West ; Broke Road-Central ; Broke Road-East ; De Beyers Road ; McDonalds Road-South ; Oakey Creek Road ; Marrowbone Road ; O`Connors Road ; Mistletoe-Hermitage.
Cockfighter's Ghost Cellar Door, NSW 576 DeBeyers Road Pokolbin NSW 2320
A visit to the spacious contemporary Cockfighter's Ghost Cellar Door is one of the highlights of a visit to the Hunter Valley. It is located on the historic Post Office Vineyard and is surrounded by the region’s oldest shiraz vines dating back to the 1890's which makes our Flagship Poole's Rock Shiraz. Meet the vibrant and fabulous Cockfighter's Ghost team who will introduce you to the Cockfighter's Ghost and Pooles Rock portfolio's. including a wide selection of Cellar Door exclusive and Museum Release Wines.
Lucy`s Run, NSW 1274 Wine Country Drive, Rothbury NSW 2335
Run is a vineyard and 180 acre mixed farm selling estate-grown wines handpicked from three varieties of grapes - merlot, verdelho, and shiraz. They also produce and sell cold-pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil and marinated olives from the 750 olive trees on the property. The self-contained accommodation encourages relaxation in a peaceful setting yet is only minutes away from the heart of the vineyar...
Tellace Wines, NSW 356 Tuckers Lane, North Rothbury NSW 2335
Just outside the hustle and bustle of Central Pokolbin is the very picturesque Tellace Wines. Set amongst gorgeous gardens is a cosy Cellar door with a fire place for winter and in summer sit out on the wide verandahs and sample some wines grown on the property. Just outside the hustle and bustle of Central Pokolbin is the very picturesque Tellace Wines. Set amongst gorgeous gardens is a cosy Cellar door with a fire place for winter and in summer sit out on the wide verandahs and sample some wines grown on the property.We have boutique beer on tap if you are “wined out” and you can sit on our spacious verandah and watch the birds and kangaroos while enjoying a quiet coldie!